A jaw-dropping thriller starring Liam Neeson as an unlikely hero forced to lead a group of men, in their fight to survive, when their plane crashes into the remote Alaskan wilderness. They must battle injuries, merciless weather and a vicious pack of wolves - before their time runs out.
"The Grey" isn't the type of movie that I would typically pick to watch out of a line up but my husband was putting a movie on and this is what he decided to put on, given I was in the same room I figured why not and watched it with him. The movie focuses around Neeson's character, with the others more like tag alongs, which works ok for this film, as he tries to survive the frozen wilderness after the plane he is in crashes. Oh, and there's a pack of wolves who have decided to pick them off.
A lot of the tension comes from the men and their attempt to survive both nature and animals and this is done well, I didn't really care if they lived or not and I didn't care about any of the characters but I was watching, interested to see if any of the group would make it out alive or not. The scenery is gorgeous and really rather stunning, I could easily ignore everyone else and just look at the background. The plot isn't anything fabulous but I do like that there isn't a perfect ending, I think that would have made the movie even worse.
I could have happily lived my life without seeing this movie but now that I have I can say that it is decent enough, I'm just in no rush to see it again.
Random listing from 'Movies'...
A Chicago librarian suffers from a rare genetic disorder that sends him hurtling through time whenever he is under extreme duress; despite the fact that he vanishes at inordinately frequent and lengthy intervals, he attempts to build a stable future with the beautiful young heiress he loves. Eric Bana and Rachel McAdams star in this dramatic fantasy.
Based on the best-selling book by author Audrey Niffenegger.
All trademarks, images and copyrights on this site are owned by their respective companies.
KIWIreviews is an independent entity, part of the ePLURIBUS.nz Network. This is a free public forum presenting user opinions on selected products, and as such the views expressed do not necessarily reflect the opinion of KIWIreviews.co.nz and are protected under New Zealand law by the "Honest Opinion" clause of the Defamation Act of 1992. KIWIreviews accepts no liability for statements made on this site, under the assumption that they are the true and honest opinions of the individual posters. In most cases, prices and dates stated are approximate and should be considered as only guidelines.
"WindowsXP is like Microsoft and AOL had a baby, then AOL dropped the baby on it's head."